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Drink-driving Cases Worry

Six drink and driving and 170 traffic infringement offences occurred in the past 24 hours. This was confirmed by the Police director of traffic, Senior Superintendent of Police, Mahesh Mishra.
25 Dec 2016 11:00
Drink-driving Cases Worry
Police director of traffic, Senior Superintendent of Police, Mahesh Mishra.

Six drink and driving and 170 traffic infringement offences occurred in the past 24 hours.

This was confirmed by the Police director of traffic, Senior Superintendent of Police, Mahesh Mishra.

He said speeding, bad driving behaviour, drink and driving has been a major concern for the Police Force.

“These are the three major concerns which contribute to serious or fatal accidents on our roads.

“Drivers should respect other road users and should not have unnecessary conversations to divert their mind from paying attention on the road,” SSP Mishra said.

He said the drivers and their family members should well plan their journey before they depart for their destination.

“Drivers should understand the importance of safety.

“Firstly the drivers should have a proper knowledge of the vehicle they are travelling in and the number passengers it can carry.

“Secondly, they should understand and follow all the road rules while driving.

“Third, do not have unnecessary conversation or use of devices that can create distractions while driving,” SSP Mishra said.

He said the pedestrians should also be mindful and cautious while using the road.

“It is also important for the pedestrians to be cautious while using the road and parents to monitor their children’s movement especially near the road sides,” SSP Mishra said..

Edited by Rusiate Mataika

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